Sustainable Agriculture

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The Earthscan Action Handbook
Litvinoff, Miles
Book
1990
A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
Food 2000: Global Policies for Sustainable Agriculture
World Commission on Environment and Development
Book
World food production is characterized by unsaleable surpluses in Europe and North America, alongside mass hunger in the Third World. This report to the WCED argues this pattern is ecologically destru...
The future is agroecology
Tudge, Colin; Harvey, Graham
Article
2014
The way to a sustainable, people-centred agriculture lies in agroecology - farming based on ecological principles, taking account of the interdependence of all living things.
Meeting the Expectations of the Land: Essays in Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship
Jackson, Wes; Berry, Wendell
Book
1984
Addresses the problems facing agriculture today, such as topsol erosion, lowered water tables, reliance on pesticides, dependence on machinery, the overcapitalization of agriculture, the decline of th...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
Ransom, David
Book
2001
Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
Organic and Beyond: Friendship, Solidarity and Patriotism
Ruiz-Marrero, Carmelo
Article
2011
Organic is not enough. Organic will be an effective proposal for change only to the extent that it is integrated into the local and global movements that carry on the fight for food sovereignty, clima...
Saving the Tropical Forest
Gradwohl, Judith; Greenberg, Russell
Book
1990
Growing numbers of people around the world are developing techniques and practices to promote the wise use and preservation of our remaining forests. The authors believe that the time has come to impr...
Valuing Folk Crop Varieties for Agroecology and Food Security
Deb, Debal
Article
2009
Agricultural sustainability consists of long-term productivity, not short-term increase of yield. Ecological agriculture, which seeks to understand and apply ecological principles to farm ecosystems, ...

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